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Salive Celebrates His 150,000th Race Call

July 23, 2017:

It was a historic night at Kawartha Downs on Saturday evening (July 22) when legendary race announcer Frank Salive called his 150,000th race in front of a packed house....read on

Salive To Mark Milestone Saturday

July 21, 2017:

Legendary race announcer Frank Salive will celebrate a very significant career milestone, his 150,000th race call, this Saturday at Kawartha Downs....read on

Salive Returns To Kawartha Downs

June 28, 2017:

Frank Salive, widely acknowledged as one of the best race callers in North America, will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and the 250th celebration of horse racing in this country at Kawartha Downs this Saturday....read on

McKelvie To Call Red Mile Grand Circuit

May 16, 2017:

The Red Mile is proud to announce Mark McKelvie as its new track announcer for the Grand Circuit meet....read on

Doyle Discusses Announcing

May 8, 2017:

Shannon ‘Sugar’ Doyle has hosted many visitors in the announcer’s booth at the Western Fair District over the years. Some of those visitors have been polished announcers from other sports. According to Doyle, some of those visits remind him why the art of race calling is nothing to be taken for granted....read on

Tioga Welcomes New Announcer

May 3, 2017:

Tioga Downs will begin the 2017 racing season in less than a week and when it does, a new announcer will be at the mic....read on

Details On Announcing Workshop

April 5, 2017:

The U.S. Trotting Association, in conjunction with the Meadowlands Racetrack, will conduct a workshop for those interested in learning to call races on Saturday, June 17, at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ....read on

Huston To Hang With Fans

September 12, 2016:

The year was 1967, Lyndon B. Johnson was President, the Beach Boys were having Good Vibrations and a 26-year-old native of Xenia, Ohio started calling races at the Delaware County Fair....read on

Announcer’s Bad Day At The Office

August 23, 2016:

Announcers call a lot of races and nobody is perfect – especially with a hot mic. It’s safe to say that every race caller has probably made some rather significant gaffs while on the job. In the case of a particular announcer, he gave a call this past weekend that he will surely remember for the rest of his life....read on

Salive Back To Kawartha Saturday

July 22, 2016:

Kawartha Downs’ race fans will have their last opportunity to hear legendary announcer Frank Salive this Saturday night....read on

Taking Over The Race Call

July 14, 2016:

Last Saturday night, Frank Salive, who was the guest announcer at Kawartha Downs, experienced every race caller’s nightmare: no sound....read on

Huston To Ontario

July 11, 2016:

If you’re a fan of Ontario racing and don’t want to commute out of the province this summer to hear ‘The Voice,’ well, you’re in luck....read on

Huston To Hit The Fair This Weekend

July 8, 2016:

Roger Huston, aka ‘The Voice,’ will make a special out-of-state journey this weekend to call some fair racing....read on

Announcer Subject Of Death Threats

July 7, 2016:

It has come to light that a horse racing announcer is having to be escorted to and from his perch atop the raceway due to having received death threats in relation to his job....read on

Salive To Call At Kawartha

June 27, 2016:

Frank Salive, one of the most legendary race callers in North America, is heading back to a place where he has fond memories, Peterborough, specifically nearby Kawartha Downs....read on


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